Psychologist interprets CCTV, interview gestures of Vhong Navarro, Cedric Lee, and Deniece Cornejo

In aid with the ongoing investigation of actor-host Vhong Navarro’s attack, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) released on Wednesday the footage taken by the closed-circuit television cameras (CCTVs) of Forbeswood Heights Condominium in Taguig City on January 22 when he was mauled by a group of men led by Cedric Lee.
The footages taken by the CCTV cameras at the condo’s main gate, lobby, and elevator showed the moment when Vhong arrived at the venue down to the time when he was taken out to go to the police station.
Copies and snippets of the CCTV footage have already gone viral and on Sunday, Buzz ng Bayan showed it as well as Vhong, Cedric, and Deniece’s previous tell-all interviews for analysis to Dr. Maricar Fajardo, a cognitive and development psychologist.
During Vhong’s tell-all interview wherein he tearfully revealed that he’s fearing for his and his loved ones lives, the psychologist surmised that the incident was “napaka-fresh ng experience niya and very traumatic at nararamdaman niya talaga kung gaano kabigat talaga ‘yung nangyari sakanya.”
According to Vhong, Cedric’s camp extorted money from him for the “damage” that he has inflicted on Deniece.
“Makikita natin ‘yung mata niya habang nagsasalita siya nag-ga-gaze from left to right and many times humarap sa right ‘yung mata niya. It’s a body language that shows that he’s trying to recall the events that had happened to him,” she began.
According to Dr. Fajardo, “When you’re looking at the right up ibig sabihin nu’n you’re recalling events that have happened in the past. If you’re looking at the left upper, it means you’re constructing a story. Gumagawa ka or nagke-create ka ng kwento sa isip mo. Hindi ‘yun nangyari in the past.”...

By: Maureen Marie Belmonte

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